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Equal pay for equal work -- United States

View Resource Commercial Actors Stage Strike

On May 1, 2000, 75,000 members of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists staged a walk-out in protest of advertisers's proposed changes to the ways in which actors get paid for work in commercials. According to the current pay scheme, principle on-screen actors appearing in network commercials earn $479 in base pay as well as a residual payment...
View Resource Highlights of Women's Earnings in 1999

In 1999, median, weekly earnings of male, full-time wage and salary workers were $618, while female, full-time wage and salary workers earned only $473, approximately 23 percent less. Data from this report come from the Current Population Survey, a monthly survey of the US Census Bureau, and represent nearly 50,000 US households. The main body of the report contains eighteen data tables, including...
View Resource Study finds that full-time stay-at-homes would make over $130,000

What a life: Working 9 to 5…and 6 to midnight.. What is Mom’s Job Worth? Mommy Talk: Misconceptions about Working Moms Digital History: Mothers and Fathers in...